Hertfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner.  
Commissioner's Office: 01707 806100

About David Lloyd

I am proud to be the first Police and Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire.

I believe in cutting crime, keeping taxes low and catching more criminals.

I also believe that it is the criminal who should be punished, not the victim. People should be able to go about their lawful business in Hertfordshire, without worrying about becoming victims of crime.

Before being elected as PCC, I was Chairman of the Hertfordshire Police Authority. During this time, crime fell by approximately 20% and significantly more criminals were caught – despite my freezing the police precept and ensuring the public didn't pay a penny more.

I am excited by the opportunities that being the first Police and Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire presents.

For the first time, there will be real democratic accountability for decisions about policing and crime – key issues that affect us all.

I will be answerable to you, the public, and I want us to work together to cut crime and to tackle the issues that matter most.

About David Lloyd - Police Crime Commissioner

My Role

As Police and Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire, I am responsible for appointing the county’s Chief Constable and holding him accountable for the way the local police force is run.

I am also in charge of setting the policing budget and council tax precept.

As well as working closely with the police, I work with a full range of other public services including health, social services, probation and other organisations that deal with a variety of issues related to crime, community safety or criminal justice.

 Together we are working to reduce crime, keep our communities safe and ensure that the criminal justice system works well.

Some of my key legal responsibilities are to:

  • Set the Hertfordshire’s policing budget and precept (the element of your council tax that pays for policing)
  • Hold the Chief Constable to account for operational policing and commissioning services from him
  • Work with local partners to prevent crime and re-offending
  • Be the voice of the public and victims of crime
  • Appoint and, if necessary, dismiss the Chief Constable
  • Set a five year Police and Crime Plan and determine local policing priorities

PCC Election Results 2016
Declaration of Acceptance of Office


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The Police and Crime Commissioner has given several open lectures discussing a theme around crime, policing and community safety, hosted by the University of Hertfordshire.

The title of the 2015 lecture is "The Future of Policing" and was held on 16th June 2015 at the University of Hertfordshire.

At a time of austerity many people are arguing that current models of policing are no longer sustainable and fundamental change is required.

Hertfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner David Lloyd will give his view on the choices that we need to make.

A video of the lecture can be viewed below:

 Lecture Transcript 
Previous Lectures

The 2014 lecture was entitled ‘What is Crime?’ and was held on 16th June 2014.
 Lecture Transcript 

My Deputy

I appointed David Gibson as Deputy Commissioner in 2013. He supports me in driving forward the Police and Crime Plan, working with partner organisations and engaging with the public. 

Prior to being appointed Deputy Commissioner, he worked for the BBC for 27 years as a journalist and at strategic managerial level.

He is experienced in strategy development and change management.